blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University as well as the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and MacDowell, Brian Teare has published poetry in Ploughshares, Boston Review, Provincetown Arts, Verse, and Seneca Review, among other journals. His first book, The Room Where I Was Born (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003), won the 2003 Brittingham Prize and the 2004 Triangle Award for Gay Poetry and was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award. Also the author of a recent chapbook, Pilgrim (palOmine Press, 2004), he lives in Oakland, California, and is on the graduate writing faculty of the New College of California and the California College of Arts.